calm (Also calmest, calmed, calmer, calms, calming) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to calm


  • noun a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
    Lithane; Eskalith; Lithonate.

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  • adjective satellite immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with
    secure; unassailable; impregnable; inviolable; strong.
    • an impregnable fortress
    • fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
    • a secure telephone connection

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  • noun a hypnotic and sedative drug of the benzodiazepine type

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  • noun a magnet in the form of a bar with magnetic poles at each end

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  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips

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  • noun belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt
    life belt; safety belt.

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  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep

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  • noun a mournful poem; a lament for the dead

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  • noun a feeling of craving something
    appetence; appetency.
    • an appetite for life
    • the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"- Granville Hicks

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  • adjective satellite being the only one; single and isolated from others
    lonesome; solitary; sole; lone.
    • the lone doctor in the entire county
    • a lonesome pine
    • an only child
    • the sole heir
    • the sole example
    • a solitary instance of cowardice
    • a solitary speck in the sky
  • adjective satellite exclusive of anyone or anything else
    • she alone believed him
    • cannot live by bread alone
    • I'll have this car and this car only

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  • verb decrease the pressure of
    depressurize; decompress.
    • depressurize the cabin in the air plane

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  • noun a disposition to behave aggressively
  • noun a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack

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  • noun antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Enkaid) used to treat life-threatening arrhythmias but increases the risk of sudden death in heart attack patients

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  • noun purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen
    hash; haschisch; hashish.

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  • noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    prescription; prescription medicine; ethical drug.
    • he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly

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  • noun a yellowish crystalline solid with a penetrating odor; sometimes used as an antiseptic dressing

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  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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  • verb cause to become awake or conscious
    awaken; waken; arouse; wake; rouse.
    • He was roused by the drunken men in the street
    • Please wake me at 6 AM.
  • verb stop sleeping
    waken; come alive; arouse; wake; awake; awaken.
    • She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock

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  • noun the act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; calm down; quiet; calm; tranquillise; quieten; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; doc; doctor; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

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  • noun a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
    skid; shoe.

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  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; distribute; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks
  • verb grant a dispensation; grant an exemption
    • I was dispensed from this terrible task

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  • noun stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
  • noun the activity of causing to have energy and be active
    energizing; activating.

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  • noun a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
    intermediator; go-between; intermediary; mediator.

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  • verb discharge bad feelings or tension through verbalization

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  • noun a compound formed by solvation (the combination of solvent molecules with molecules or ions of the solute)
  • verb cause a solvation in (a substance)

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  • adjective satellite toned down
  • verb make (images or sounds) soft or softer

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  • adjective satellite in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
    dormant; torpid.
    • dormant buds
    • a hibernating bear
    • torpid frogs
  • verb sleep during winter
    hole up; hibernate.
    • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves

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  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies processes occurring at interfaces between phases (especially those between liquid and gas)

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  • noun extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
    bonyness; emaciation; boniness; maceration.

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  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete

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  • noun a violent hot sand-laden wind on the deserts of Arabia and North Africa
    simoom; samiel.

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  • noun any of several compounds containing chlorine and nitrogen; used as an antiseptic in wounds

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  • verb move deeply
    upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought
  • verb change the arrangement or position of
    raise up; commove; stir up; vex; shake up; agitate.

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  • noun the spirit of a group that makes the members want the group to succeed
    esprit de corps; morale.

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  • noun a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
    intermission; break; suspension; interruption.
  • noun temporary inactivity

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  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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  • noun wind moving 4-7 knots; 2 on the Beaufort scale

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  • noun the state of being suitable or opportune
    • chairs arranged for his own convenience
  • noun the quality of being useful and convenient
    • they offered the convenience of an installment plan

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  • noun the property of being remote
    farawayness; farness.
  • noun a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner
    withdrawnness; aloofness; standoffishness.

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  • verb increase
    heighten; raise.
    • This will enhance your enjoyment
    • heighten the tension
  • verb make better or more attractive
    • This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat

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  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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  • noun courteous respect by one nation for the laws and institutions of another

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  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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  • adjective satellite having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes
  • verb go one's own way; move apart
    part; split; separate.
    • The friends separated after the party

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  • verb be elated
    • He was flying high during the summer months
  • verb make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    prosper; flourish; thrive.
    • The new student is thriving

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  • noun bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
    comforter; puff; comfort.
  • verb stitch or sew together
    • quilt the skirt

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  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    • Close the door
    • shut the window
  • verb become closed
    • The windows closed with a loud bang

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  • adjective incapable of being transgressed or dishonored
    • the person of the king is inviolable
    • an inviolable oath
  • adjective satellite immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with
    unattackable; secure; unassailable; impregnable; strong.
    • an impregnable fortress
    • fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
    • a secure telephone connection

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  • adjective refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
    • elegant handwriting
    • an elegant dark suit
    • she was elegant to her fingertips
    • small churches with elegant white spires
    • an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid
  • adjective satellite suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
    refined; graceful.

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  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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  • noun a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
    fart; farting; breaking wind; wind.

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  • noun a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)
    sleeping tablet; sleeping capsule; sleeping pill.

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  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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  • noun a state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction
    quiescency; quiescence.
    • the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; sleeping; quiescency.

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  • verb provide physical relief, as from pain
    assuage; palliate; alleviate.
    • This pill will relieve your headaches
  • verb free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
    take over.

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  • noun tranquilizer (trade name Dalmane) used to treat insomnia
    Dalmane; flurazepam hydrochloride.

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  • adjective not compatible
    • incompatible personalities
    • incompatible colors
  • adjective used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect

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  • verb grow worse
    • Conditions in the slum worsened
  • verb make worse
    aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; wholeness.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun moral soundness
    • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
    • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity

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  • noun an implicit agreement among people that results in the organization of society; individual surrenders liberty in return for protection

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  • noun immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
  • noun freedom of choice
    • liberty of opinion
    • liberty of worship
    • liberty--perfect liberty--to think or feel or do just as one pleases
    • at liberty to choose whatever occupation one wishes

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  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; fascinate.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra
  • verb pierce with a sharp stake or point
    impale; spike; empale.
    • impale a shrimp on a skewer

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  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; ravish; delight; enthral; enchant; transport.

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  • noun yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
  • noun a rough and bitter manner
    acrimony; tartness; bitterness; acerbity; thorniness.

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(Chem.) A colorless oily liquid, CCl3.CHO, of a pungent odor and harsh taste, obtained by the action of chlorine upon ordinary or ethyl alcohol.

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  • verb consent reluctantly
    give in; knuckle under; yield; buckle under.
  • verb be fatally overwhelmed

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  • adjective satellite tending to impart new life and vigor to
    revitalising; renewing; revitalizing; restorative.
    • the renewing warmth of the sunshine
  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    resuscitate; revive.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man

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  • adjective without strain or anxiety
    • gave the impression of being quite relaxed
    • a relaxed and informal discussion
  • verb become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
    unwind; unbend; relax; decompress; slow down; loosen up.
    • He relaxed in the hot tub
    • Let's all relax after a hard day's work

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  • adjective satellite thought to be devoid of risk
    risk-free; riskless.

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  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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  • verb make slick or smooth
  • adjective satellite well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed
    • sleek figures in expensive clothes

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  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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  • adjective satellite showing courage
    spunky; plucky.
    • the champion is faced with a feisty challenger
  • adjective satellite quick to take offense
    touchy; thin-skinned; huffy.

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  • verb make sour or more sour
    sour; acetify; acidulate.
  • verb turn acidic
    • the solution acetified

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  • noun the feeling of a hostile person
    enmity; hostility.
    • he could no longer contain his hostility
  • noun a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition
    • he could not conceal his hostility

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  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; impendence; imminence; imminency.

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  • noun a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    • not everyone regards humility as a virtue
  • noun a humble feeling
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

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  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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  • adjective of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous
    • a dull vegetative lifestyle

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  • noun a gloomy ill-tempered feeling
    sullenness; glumness.
  • noun a sullen moody resentful disposition
    sulkiness; sullenness; sourness.

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  • verb pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    decease; give-up the ghost; pop off; perish; die; buy the farm; snuff it; choke; drop dead; expire; exit; croak; pass; go; kick the bucket; conk; cash in one's chips.
    • She died from cancer
    • The children perished in the fire
    • The patient went peacefully
    • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102
  • verb go out of existence
    • She hoped that the problem would eventually pass away

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  • noun a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
    stagnancy; stagnation.
    • economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation
  • noun a belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific

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  • adjective satellite moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
    lenitive; mitigative; mitigatory; alleviatory; palliative.

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  • verb force (someone) to have sex against their will
    violate; dishonor; assault; dishonour; outrage; rape.
    • The woman was raped on her way home at night
  • verb hold spellbound
    enthrall; delight; enthral; enrapture; enchant; transport.

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  • noun tranquilizer (trade name Ativan) used to treat anxiety and tension and insomnia

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  • noun a drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye)
    miotic drug; myotic drug; miotic.
  • adjective of or relating to or causing constriction of the pupil of the eye
    • a miotic drug

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  • noun the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
  • noun a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior

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  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or